Taxi users will have their conversations 'illegally' taped

Mark Nichol
Taxi camera
Taxi camera


Taxi users in Oxford had better shut up or put up, as the city council plans to make sure every one of its cabs has a CCTV camera with audio recording equipment installed.

The move, which will see every single conversation made in a licensed cab recorded, has sparked a furious response from pressure group Big Brother Watch (BBW), describing it as a "total disregard of civil liberties."